Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Photographer Butch Lombardi took this photo this week of two adult bald eagles roosting on a local osprey platform. Mr. Lombardi saw his first eagle here eight years ago, and since then they’ve become a lot more common, he said. “Like most of the eagles north of us they are probably moving south chasing food. As the ice comes in up...

Coggeshall Farm Museum welcomed six baby lambs in January, two sets of twins and two singles. All are Gulf Coast native sheep, a heritage breed of sheep that is considered one of the oldest breeds of sheep in North America. Prior to World War II, hundreds of thousands of these sheep roamed free-range in the U.S. In the mid-1900s, changes in...

The Anderson family of Barrington, which founded Ava Anderson Non-Toxic, issued a statement on its website on Monday, Jan. 25, alerting people to its decision to close the business. "The Anderson Family has made the difficult decision to end their 6-year journey by closing what you have come to know as Ava Anderson LLC," stated the message at avaandersonnontoxic.com. "However, the...

On Monday night, Jan. 25, the Barrington School Committee approved proposals for a new or renovated middle school — each project is estimated to cost more than $80 million. According to a press release from the school district, the cost estimate for a new building is $80.7 million, while the cost estimate for a complete renovation and addition is $89.6...

Officials shared plans for a new or renovated Barrington Middle School during a meeting on Wednesday night, Jan. 20. It was reported that cost estimates for the project would also be shared during the meeting, but financials were not available at that time. KBA - BMS Presentation Update 1-20-2016 School officials have said that estimates for both the construction cost and overall...

To the editor: With regard to the school start times we have all read the studies. Let me point out the AAP recommendation dated 8/25/2014 urges middle and high schools to aim for start times that allow students to receive 8.5-9.5 hours of sleep a night. In most cases, this will mean a school start time of 8:30 a.m. or later,...

More than 800 people have signed an online petition protesting the change in school start times in Barrington, but the superintendent said he has no plans to veer from the school committee's directive. Michael Messore said in an interview on Wednesday, Jan. 20, that his office is moving forward in preparing for the start time changes that will take effect...

BY MANUEL C. “MANNY” CORREIRA Those of you who know Bryan Ganley understand completely his dedication to the sport of running and his commitment to the Samaritans of Rhode Island. For him, it’s been an unbeatable combination and a labor of love. The Barrington native, who now resides in Bristol, has been a crusader in both areas during the majority of...

Taking its cue from a coach with a solid athletic background and insistence on dedication and hard work, the Barrington Middle School boys’ basketball team has made this season one to remember. Under the direction of head coach Bill St. Vincent, the young Eagles have played the type of basketball you’d expect from a championship contender. With a handful of...

Barrington Middle School

Plans for a new or renovated Barrington Middle School will take center stage at a school committee meeting tonight, Jan. 20. The meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. inside the middle school library, will feature a presentation from Kaestle Boos Associates, the firm hired to design a new or renovated middle school. Officials are expected to share cost...

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